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  Caucasian Ovcharka: News
Located between the Black Sea on the West and the Caspian Sea on the East, the Kavkaz mountain range of Eastern Europe represents a true melting pot of various cultures due to a number of nations calling it their home through the ages.
In reality the term "Caucasian Dog" should stand for a group of breeds and not for a single breed or a favored type.
Considered a Russian breed, the Caucasian Ovtcharka is a part of the Troika, a threesome of recognized Russian sheepdogs, the other two being the bearded South-Russian Sheepdog and the highly controversial Central Asian Shepherd Dog.
www.caucasian.org   (0 words)

  Caucasian Owtcharka Information
Caucasians are used to protect sheep from predators and thieves.
Caucasian Ovtcharka varied in type from country to country and even from locale to locale.
Caucasian Ovtcharka arrived in East Germany in the late 1960's to serve as a border patrol dog, especially along the Berlin Wall.
www.dogbreedinfo.com /caucasianowtcharka.htm   (698 words)

 G4674 Caucasian Bluestem, MU Extension
Caucasian belongs in the group known as Old World bluestems and is not related to Missouri's native species such as big and little bluestems.
Caucasian bluestem is an erect, fine-stemmed, leafy grass.
Caucasian was first considered for use in Missouri because it is relatively easy to establish and has the ability to withstand close and frequent defoliation.
muextension.missouri.edu /xplor/agguides/crops/g04674.htm   (3353 words)

 The Extinction Website - Species Info - Caucasian European Bison
The Caucasian bison differed from the Lowland bison by its smaller size, a slender constitution, a flat frontal skull surface, short and curly fur, and a brush at the tail.
In 1924, when the Caucasian Reserve was established in the upper reaches of the Belaya and Malaya Laba Rivers for the conservation of the Caucasian bison, it was too late to save the Caucasian subspecies.
Of the 12 ancestors, one was a Caucasian bison bull.
www.petermaas.nl /extinct/speciesinfo/caucasianbison.htm   (2356 words)

 Learn About Rugs - Attributes - Style - Caucasian | e Rug.com Handmade Carpets & Area Rugs
Caucasian rugs are woven by tribal weavers of the region south of Russia, near the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black and Caspian Seas.
One common characteristic among Caucasian rugs is the positioning of similar shapes in different sizes next to one another.
Caucasian prayer rugs are very unique in that they have a six-sided geometric mihrab (prayer niche) with very defined angles.
www.eruggallery.com /learnrugs/learn_detail/style/style_caucasia.htm   (323 words)

 News: Russian Fed. - Chechnya, Caucasian and Chechen phobias within Russian society
To a certain extent these phobias are influenced by the fact that Caucasians usually tend to fill lucrative jobs in business, government, etc. and therefore are more “visible.” In addition, they try to get their friends and relatives into new job openings to the detriment of local citizens.
Wide-spread feelings against Caucasians are especially found in Russian provinces where local governors successfully use the Caucasian issue as a lightning rod to divert public discontent from the activities of semi-criminal groups and critical socio-economic conditions.
It is important to acknowledge that the Caucasians themselves greatly contributed to their bad reputation in Russian society as did criminals of Chechen nationality during peace time in Chechnya (1996-97).
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/KHII-6LC2HT?OpenDocument   (2105 words)

 Urban Dictionary: caucasian
"Caucasians are now a target of persecution by all races, even their own kind (see Michael Moore)."
Ok, in reality Caucasians DO NOT mean Hilter's Aryans because Caucasians in general are a mixed-up bunch of people.Not every Caucasian is Blonde, Blue-Eyed(those are Nordics) and a majority would not classify as a legitimate "Aryan" under Hilter's policies.
The word Caucasian refers to a person who is from the region of Caucasus, which is in Europe bordering Turkey and Iran.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=caucasian   (573 words)

 West Caucasian tur, Kuban tur
The west Caucasian tur is a member of the Capra ibex complex, a grouping of several wild goat populations whose taxonomic distinctiveness is frequently debated (involving C.
The west Caucasian tur is a large, heavy-set goat, with measurements quite similar to the Siberian ibex, C.
West Caucasian tur inhabit a home range which varies in size from dozens of hectares to several square kilometers and which is somewhat dependent on season.
www.ultimateungulate.com /Artiodactyla/Capra_caucasica.html   (2932 words)

 Rare Breed Network: Caucasian Ovcharka Standard
The Caucasian Mountain Dog, also known as the Caucasian Ovcharka, is a guardian breed from the Caucasus Mountain area.
At the trot, the Caucasian moves freely with strides of moderate length, usually unhurried.
Note: Caucasian Mountain Dogs are not to be penalized for mild dog aggression as it is a normal characteristic of this breed.
www.rarebreed.com /breeds/caucasian/caucasian_ukc_std.html   (1743 words)

 Caucasus Foundation
Along with the consonants that occur in all the Caucasian languages, the Abkhazo-Adyghian languages are characterized by different sets of labialized consonants (formed by rounding the lips), strong (hard or tense) consonants, half-hushing consonants, and velarized consonants (formed with the back of the tongue approaching the soft palate).
The consonant systems of the Nakh languages are relatively simple, coinciding, on the whole, with those of the South Caucasian languages (apart from a number of pharyngeal consonants characteristic of all the Nakh languages and a lateral sound peculiar to Bats).
All the Caucasian languages have a series of stops of three types--voiced, voiceless aspirated, and glottalized (i.e., pronounced, respectively, with vibrating vocal cords; with vocal cords not vibrating but with an accompanying audible puff of breath; and with accompanying closure of the glottis [space between the vocal cords]).
www.kafkas.org.tr /english/kultur/diledebiyat.html   (2513 words)

 Caucasian Mountain Dogs
The Caucasian should be included to participate in family activities and should accompany the owner off home turf 2 to 3 times per week even for just a quick jaunt to the bank or grocery.
The authentic Caucasian Ovcharka (accurately referred to as the Caucasian Mountain Dog) is a livestock guarding dog of greater than average size and power possessing a robust constitution and exhibiting an inherent distrust of strangers.
The Caucasian Ovcharka (Mountain Dog) is indigenous to the mountain regions of the Georgian, Armenian and Azerbaijani Union Republics; the Kabardino-Balkar, Daghestan and Kalmyk Autonomous Republics, and the steppe regions of the northern Caucasus and the Astrakhan district.
www.k9web.com /dog-faqs/breeds/caucasians.html   (2719 words)

 Caucasian Language Family
Caucasian languages are usually grouped into geographically based groups.
Most Caucasian languages have a wealth of consonants including velar, uvular, pharyngeal, and glottal and ejective sounds.
This means that the direct objects of transitive verbs appear in the nominative case, while the subjects are in an oblique case.
www.nvtc.gov /lotw/months/march/CaucasianLanguageFamily.html   (547 words)

 UNHCR - The North Caucasian Diaspora In Turkey
One of the turning points in the North Caucasian revival was the 1989 Kafkas Kültür DerneZi congress in Ankara to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the 1864 exodus.
The resurgence of Caucasian national feelings has been called the "resurrection of the virtually comatose",[139] but should perhaps rather be termed the "coming out" of a group of ethnic minorities in Turkey.
The North Caucasian organizations in Turkey still lack unity, follow-through, funding and cadre, but the wars in the Caucasus have enourmously increased their motivation and the scope of their activities.
www.unhcr.org /cgi-bin/texis/vtx/publ/opendoc.htm?tbl=RSDCOI&id=3ae6a6bc8&page=publ   (10022 words)

 Caucasian Ovtcharka Resource Center
This Livestock Guardian Dog, native to the former Soviet Union, is one of a collection of Old World breeds used to guard sheep and other livestock from predation.
The breed is known by a variety of names and spellings reflecting the wide range of the dog and the individualized spellings of the various regions, including; Caucasian Sheepdog, Kawkasky Owtscharka, Kaukasische Schaferhund, however the misnomer Caucasian Mountain Dog is a fabrication of one fancier here in the United States and is incorrect.
The breed is highly-prized in its native areas for its extraordinary working abilities, discretion in determining real threats from false, and, as with all the LGD breeds, its judicious use of the minimum response necessary.
www.westworld.com /~ben-levy   (0 words)

 rec.pets.dogs: Caucasian Mountain Dogs Breed-FAQ
Standing a minimum of 26 inches at the withers (dogs), preferably larger, the Caucasian Mountain Dog is handsome and powerfully built, with a medium to long double coat, often with abundant ruff and fringing.
Because the Caucasian Mountain Dog has functioned as a livestock guardian and a predator animal, he will protect the yard from a wolf, a coyote, a mountain lion, and the neighbor's dog.
Because the Caucasian is trainable and territorial, and makes and excellent reliable guard dog, the Soviet government utilized the Caucasian in straight-run kennels for guarding service throughout the former Soviet Union.
www.faqs.org /faqs/dogs-faq/breeds/caucasians   (3006 words)

 § 15. Caucasian / Caucasoid. 6. Names and Labels. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
Caucasian and its more restricted synonym Caucasoid belong to the system of racial classification proposed by European anthropologists in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Caucasian, but not Caucasoid, is also a geographic term referring to the Caucasus (the mountainous region between the Black and Caspian Seas for which the racial category was named) or to any of its indigenous peoples including Azerbaijanis, Armenians, and Ossetians.
When using Caucasian in this sense you may wish to provide an initial context so as to avoid any ambiguity; instead of a Caucasian people you might include a phrase such as a people inhabiting (or from) the Caucasus.
www.bartleby.com /64/C006/015.html   (231 words)

 Should I Own A Caucasian Ovtcharka?
If you have never had a dog before, especially a large, robust dog, I suggest that perhaps you start with a smaller canine variety and “practice” with him or her.
Caucasian Ovtcharkas are not merely gifted animals – they are intellectuals, who actually think and impress with their actions, noble souls and expressive looks.
Nature gave birth to the Caucasian Ovtcharka, the best of all dogs, and has been gently protecting its remarkable creation for several millennia.
members.tripod.com /courageouscaucasians/resource/should.html   (1408 words)

 Caucasian Ovcharka Mountain Dog - Canada's Guide to Dogs
The Caucasian Ovcharka is protective, territorial by nature, alert, suspicious and a willing worker.
In general, the Caucasian is very healthy; however, like other large breed dogs and as a minimum, breeding stock should be screened for hip and elbow dysplasia.
If you are considering the adoption of a Caucasian Ovcharka puppy, or any breed, it is very important to be selective in choosing a responsible and reputable breeder.
www.canadasguidetodogs.com /caucasian.htm   (827 words)

 Minority languages of Russia on the Net - Caucasian languages   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Caucasian languages - a group of about forty languages native to the Caucasus region.
Small groups of speakers of Caucasian languages also live in Syria, Iran and other countries of the Near East.
Beginning from the late Middle Ages there were attempts to use the Arab script for writing in a number of Caucasian languages.
www.peoples.org.ru /eng_kavkaz.html   (160 words)

 Caucasian Rugs
Presents important series of 17th/18th century Caucasian carpets with dragons and blossoms; each of 37 plates (many in color), provided with detailed description and structural analysis, list of companion pieces, publication history.
Discusses history of the Caucasian carpet collection of the VandA, numbering some 90 rugs of the 18th and 19th centuries, about 1/3 of which were acquired by purchase from London shops and dealers between 1878 and 1880, making this one of the oldest Western collections, important for the documentation it offers.
Examines several types of south Caucasian pile weavings, previously thought to be from Moghan, and attributes them to the Shahsavan, including khorjin, mafrash end panels and side panels, long rugs, and carpets.
www.lib.umich.edu /area/Near.East/Textiles/RC12.html   (1012 words)

 rec.pets.dogs: Caucasian Ovtcharkas Breed-FAQ
Message-ID: X-Last-Updated: 1997/11/10 Newsgroups: rec.pets.dogs.info Sender: tittle From: Caucasus@aol.com Subject: rec.pets.dogs: Caucasian Ovtcharkas Breed-FAQ Date: 17 Apr 2004 11:26:36 GMT Archive-name: dogs-faq/breeds/ovtcharkas Posting-frequency: 30 days URL: http://www.k9web.com/dog-faqs/breeds/ovtcharkas.html Last-modified: 10 Nov 1997 ======= There are nearly 100 FAQ's available for this group.
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In the FCI and Russian breed standards eye disease, cataracts and loose lower eyelids are mentioned.
www.faqs.org /faqs/dogs-faq/breeds/ovtcharkas   (3913 words)

 Club for Caucasians stirs up Oakley / High school student surprised her idea turned into 'big deal'
When freshman Lisa McClelland first proposed a Caucasian Club at Freedom High School in Oakley, she had no inkling of the stir she would cause in the quiet little town on the eastern fringe of Contra Costa County.
Three weeks after she began circulating a petition, signed on sheets of binder paper by classmates and town residents, Lisa's campaign has drawn national media attention that has led to a mixed community reaction.
The possibility of a Caucasian Club -- with a tentative membership of 20 people, most of them Lisa's friends -- was the talk of the campus this week, eclipsing discussion of Friday's homecoming football game against San Ramon Valley High School or this weekend's community Almond Festival.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/09/20/MN227767.DTL   (1189 words)

 Caucasian Club creates imbroglio - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A 15-year-old girl's effort to start a Caucasian Club at her California high school has won her some support — and an avalanche of anger.
Freshman Lisa McClelland gathered about 250 signatures from students and adults to start a club at Freedom High School in Oakley, Calif., that would focus attention on European heritage and history.
But the Caucasian Club has run into opposition from those who accuse the club of fueling racial tension.
www.washtimes.com /national/20030922-115056-2744r.htm   (440 words)

 The Caucasian Chalk Circle Summary
The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Der kaukasische Kreidekreis) is one of Bertolt Brecht 's most important plays and one of the most regularly performed German plays.
It is one of a group of plays written by Brecht during his six-year stay in the United States,...
A short analysis of Bertolt Brecht's approach to the theatre, utilizing the examples of his plays "The Caucasian Chalk Circle" and "The Threepenny Opera." These two plays show Brecht's intentions to promote his Marxist beliefs, to maintain the audience's awareness of what is going on, and to eliminate suspense.
www.bookrags.com /The_Caucasian_Chalk_Circle   (185 words)

 Esquire Caucasian Ovcharka Mountain Dogs
The dog duo, which lived approximately 14,000 years ago, appear to represent the first step of domestication from their wild wolf ancestors.
Known by different names in different lands, we think the Caucasian Mountain Dog is the most interesting and wonderful dog breed in the world.
Caucasian Ovcharka, Caucasian Shepherd Dog, Kavkazskaya Ovcharka, Caucasian, Kavkazets, Berger du Caucase, Ovtcharka, Caucasian Mountain Dog, Kawkasky Owtscharka, Kaukasische Schaferhund, Pastore del Caucaso, Volkodav.
esquirecaucasians.com /welcome.htm   (248 words)

 Caucasian definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
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member of former ethnic group: a member of the people formerly termed Caucasian (not in technical use)
languages of Caucasia: either of two unrelated language families spoken in the area around the Caucasus Mountains, Kartvelian or South Caucasian, and North Caucasian
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